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5 recipes to liven up your Thanksgiving leftovers

5 recipes to liven up your Thanksgiving leftovers

Turkey Tinga Quesadillas

Thanksgiving is over, and the kitchen is finally (almost) clean. As you stare blankly into the refrigerator, chock-full of the fruits of your labor, leftover fatigue starts to creep in. These five recipes will transform your old leftovers to refreshingly delicious dishes that will get you in and out of the kitchen and back on the couch in no time.  

Turkey Tinga Quesadillas

Mashed Potato and Leek Soup with Crispy Pancetta

Crab Cakes with Tartar Sauce

Stuffing is the perfect springboard leftover for nearly-effortless crab cakes, which is exactly what you need post-holiday.

Spaghetti with Brussels Sprout Pangrattato

Marbled Cranberry and Goat Cheese Truffles

Cranberry sauce is underrated, and you may have more than you bargained for leftover from your holiday meal. Turn it into something everyone will love with these cranberry and goat cheese truffles. 

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Amber is a private chef, food stylist and recipe contributor in the St. Louis area. Having spent the last 6 years in Los Angeles, she also gained extensive knowledge working at renowned restaurants Gjusta, Roberta’s and staging at many others.

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